Where does Python look for libraries?

Jesus Rivero - (Neurogeek) jrivero at python.org.ve
Mon Mar 27 22:57:49 CEST 2006


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Python has sys.path
If you want to add dirs into your PYTHONPATH add them to sys.path


Jesus Rivero - (Neurogeek)

ACB wrote:

> I have been trying to get the gdmodule installed and have run into
> an issue. When I import gd I get the following error.
>
>>>> import gd
>
> Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/gd.py", line 10, in ?
> import _gd ImportError: /usr/local/lib/libgd.so.2: Undefined symbol
> "libiconv_open"
>
> But, when I run nm libiconv.so in the directory with the iconv
> library I get an entry like this 00011fe0 T libiconv_open
>
> so I know the functionality is there. So, my question. Does
> python have a way to add search directories for locating libraries?
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>

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